Beijing time:2022-06-20 11:14
[New Tang Dynasty Beijing time on June 20, 2022]The Japanese Ministry of Defense stated that ships and anti-submarine aircraft of the Maritime Self-Defense Force observed that five warships including Russian Navy destroyers and frigates passed through the road between Okinawa Main Island and Miyako Island in Okinawa Prefecture on the afternoon of the 19th. Sea, sailing from the Pacific Ocean to the East China Sea.
The Yomiuri Shimbun reported that Japan initially spotted seven Russian warships, but two escaped after passing through the Izu Islands.
The Ministry of Defense said that after sailing off Cape Erimo, Hokkaido on the 15th of this month, the Russian warships headed south to the Pacific Ocean, passing through the sea off Inubozaki, Chiba Prefecture, and the Izu Islands between the 16th and 17th, the Japan Broadcasting Association (NHK) reported. Between Meiju Island and Bird Island, we sailed almost half a week of the Japanese archipelago.
According to the report, the Russian Defense Ministry announced this month that more than 40 ships were participating in large-scale exercises in the Pacific Ocean. A relevant person from the Japanese Defense Ministry said that it was judged that these Russian warships were participating in the exercise.
The Ministry of Defense is analyzing the purpose of the Russian warship’s voyage and is continuing to monitor and monitor it.
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